Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 95 91
Rank change year-on-year -20 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.28% 0.078% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 0.83% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Glasgow median daily rate £323 - £269
10th Percentile £271 - £230
90th Percentile £381 - £288
Scotland median daily rate £325 £500 £275
% change year-on-year -35.00% +81.82% -42.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

F5 BIG-IP LTM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 178 121 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.07% 9.42% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 56 88
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £355 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +6.77% +2.31%
10th Percentile £198 £160 £203
90th Percentile £488 £463 £432
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -41.86% +156.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -52.69% -18.75% +29.03%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Glasgow

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Glasgow

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Escalation Management
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (40.00%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (40.00%) Critical Thinking
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (40.00%) Escalation Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy